Judge Strips Airport Workers from SeaTac Wage Hike

December 28, 2013 in From the Web

A King County Superior Judge struck down the voter-approved $15 an hour minimum wage for the vast majority of workers the measure aimed to help.

Judge Andrea Darvas’ ruling on Friday said the recently-approved measure applies to about 1,600 hotel and parking lot workers in the city of SeaTac, but that the city initiative does not have authority over 4,700 employees and contractors working within Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which is operated by the Port of Seattle. (See full article.)


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